October 2013 TruthToTell Archives

What is it about mental illness that makes people turn a blind eye to the realities around them – yes, most probably in their families or themselves? Why have we as a species come to see behavioral health as something to run away from, not only as a blot on the rest of our families, but somehow raising questions that some sort of inherited mental illness will get us locked up or killed – as too many Americans with mental illness have been?

Note: In light of the upcoming vote to ratify the current proposed draft of the White Earth National Constitution, we feature exclusive live conversation with White Earth Luminary Winona LaDuke on this monumental decision for their tribal members before our encore presentation. We have also invited Attorney Frank Bibeau, and Constitutional Reform Manager Terry Janis to comment on Monday’s special edition encore.